Elkhorn and Area Foundation

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Elkhorn and Area Foundation

Box 25
Elkhorn, MB R0M 0N0

Registered Charitable Number: 89795 1190 RR0001
Manitoba Region: Southwest


The foundation is established to ensure in perpetuity:
  1. The preservation and advancement of the quality of life in the community;
  2. The assistance of the community in responding to today’s challenges and meeting emerging needs of now and the future;
  3. The protection and development of assets, including human, physical and heritage, including but not restricting the generality of the foregoing: cultural, recreational, education, health care, heritage, environmental and other charitable purposes.


The Elkhorn and Area Foundation Inc. continues to attract new gifts of capital and continues to provide grants to qualified donees for community projects.


  • Brenda Orr – Board Chair
  • Alanna Martin – Treasurer
  • Marcy Rowan – Secretary
  • Jill Canart – Director
  • Brent Brennand
  • Lana Bajus
  • Michael Stevenson
  • Steven Malcolm
  • Bill Bickerton

Recent Grants

Click the + to see the grant recipients.
Elkhorn School Music Program – Ukeleles $700
Upper Assiniboine River Conservation District – Apple tree give away for grade 5 students $800
Virden Spray Park – New spray park $1500
Cromer Recreation Center – Hall renovations $1500
Elkhorn Cemetery Association – Permanent grave markers for unidentified gravesites $2000
Elkhorn Elks Foundation – Round tables for hall $3000
Arts Mosaic – Celebrate MB150 mural at Elkhorn Museum $4000
Elkhorn Museum Restoration Club – Restore 1906 Kirkella Church, phase 2 $4000
Elkhorn School Band – 5 new trumpets and clarinets $5000
McAuley Community Association – Tables and chairs for new hall $5000
Virden & District Health Auxilliary – IV Baxter Pump for Virden Hospital $5000
MB Antique Automobile Museum (Elkhorn) – Air ventilation system $10,000
Elkhorn Early Learning Center – Toy storage, tables & chairs, lockers, general storage $15,000
Elkhorn Ag Society – Appliances, outdoor furniture for new building and irrigation for new trees $15,000
Assiniboine West Watershed District $1,620
Apple trees for Elkhorn school Gr 5 class
Virden & District Health Auxiliary: Portable bladder scanner for Virden hospital $7,500
MB Antique Auto Museum: Surrey bikes $7,000
Elkhorn Golf Club: tee box construction $10,700
Elkhorn Early Learning Center: outdoor toys $3,000
Virden Skate Park: landscaping & irrigation $2,500
Elkhorn Elks Community Fund: bathroom renovation at hall $10,000

Grant Deadlines

Foundation Highlights

The annual Memory Tree light-up night and fundraiser is held in conjunction with the Chamber of Commerce Santa Parade. This annual event is such a special way to remember all our family and friends during the holiday season.

The annual newsletter is a great way to share the annual grants and news updates from the year.